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What is Antifa? Discussion with Historian and Activist Mark Bray

Description: What is Antifa? A Discussion with Historian and Activist Mark Bray
Saturday, October 7th
6:30 at the Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley
100 College Ave, Rochester, NY 14607

"As long as there has been fascism, there has been anti-fascism — also known as “antifa.” Born out of resistance to Mussolini and Hitler in Europe during the 1920s and ’30s, the antifa movement has suddenly burst into the headlines amidst opposition to the Trump administration and the alt-right. They could be seen in news reports, often clad all in black with balaclavas covering their faces, fighting police at the presidential inauguration, on California college campuses protesting right-wing speakers, and, most recently, on the streets of Charlottesville, VA, protecting, among others, a group of ministers including Cornel West from neo-Nazi violence. (West would later tell reporters, 'the anti-fascists saved our lives.')"

With the ascendancy of racist and far-right nationalist movements in the US, anti-fascist organizing is more important that ever. Join Rochester Black Rose/Rosa Network for a discussion and talk by Mark Bray, author of "Antifa: The Anti-fascist Handbook."

- Event is taking place in the GAGV Education Center
- Suggested donation of $5, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds
- Space is handicap accessible
- Please let us know if you need any further accomodations to attend

**interpreters available upon request, please message us to request services

For more info email rocredandblack@gmail.com
Location: Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley 100 College Ave, Rochester, NY 14607
Date: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Time: 6:30pm EDT
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Created by: Ted Wilcox
Updated: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 2:01am GMT